North Central College - Naperville, IL

Languages & Culture Courses

Japanese
Spanish
Russian

Japanese I/II for Adults (Ages 14+)

This is a beginner to intermediate course that teaches basic Japanese or accentuates basic Japanese taught in high school or college. Learn and use greetings, kana and kanji, and construct sentences.

Instructor: Hiromi Kagawa            Tuition: $129

Saturdays, January 9 - March 12 from 10 - 10:55 a.m.
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Advanced Japanese for Youth (Ages 7-14)

Advanced Japanese for youth will focus on building sentences with basic vocabulary, and exploring various parts of speech.

Instructor: Hiromi Kagawa            Tuition: $129

Saturdays, April 2 - June 4 from 10 - 10:55 a.m.
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Advanced Japanese for Adults (Ages 14+)

Advanced Japanese will focus on grammatical concepts, and usages. More focus on writing Japanese and building vocabulary for sentence building.

Instructor: Hiromi Kagawa            Tuition: $129

Saturdays, April 2 - June 4 from 9 - 9:55 a.m.
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Introduction to Spanish

If you want to learn Spanish, Introduction to Spanish is a great place to start. This class will prepare you to communicate in Spanish whether on vacation in a Spanish speaking country or talking to a native speaker in your community, and will begin to prepare you to share your thoughts with others. This class will teach you basic phrases, counting, telling time and asking basic questions. The class is taught by a native Spanish speaker, and time will be given for conversation practice.

Instructor: Flor de Maria Dudoit           Tuition: $179 (includes materials)

Mondays, April 25 - May 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m 
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French for Travelers

Interested in French for traveling or just sampling the language? This class will help you ask specific questions and give useful information to make your trip more enjoyable. Topics include making conversation, ordering at a cafe, asking directions, shopping, understanding culture and more. If you're not planning a trip, you might just be tempted. French dinner date TBD in class.

Instructor: Ellen Nick           Tuition: $125

Wednesdays, January 20 - March 9 from 7 - 9 p.m 
CANCELLED

Advanced Russian

This course is for students of all ages, who have experience with the Russian language and are interested in expanding their skills. The goal for this 10-session course is for students to expand their communication and writing proficiency, as well as their understanding of Russian culture.

Instructor: Laima Broach          Tuition: $135

Saturdays, January 9 - March 12 from 10 - 10:55 a.m.
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Saturdays, April 2 - June 4 from 10 - 10:55 a.m.
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Russian Language and Literature

This course is for school age children who speak and read Russian fluently, as well as those with weaker reading skills. This course will include an analysis of literature, philosophical discussion of issues, poetry readings, as well as an explanation of spelling and punctuation rules. The program follows School 2100—a curriculum approved by the Russian Academy of Education.  

Instructor: Laima Broach          Tuition: $260

Saturdays, January 9 - March 12 from 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Saturdays, April 2 - June 4 from 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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